Monster For Your Love

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Monster For Your Love

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Express your love with this adorable Monster and Heart.

Measurements

Single Size
Approx 6 ins [15 cm] tall.
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The materials for this project cost $10.93

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Size:

  • Single Size

Approx 6 ins [15 cm] tall.

Step 2:

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Main Color (MC)

Satin | Maitai, 04732Edit Color
$3.49

Contrast A

Satin | Crimson, 04705Edit Color
$3.49

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 6/4mm
$3.95

Materials not included in this kit:

Stuffing. 2 pairs of glue-on
googley eyes. Glue. Snap fastener.

The materials for this project cost $10.93

Abbreviations

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

M1 = Make 1 stitch by picking up horizontal loop lying before next stitch and knitting into back of loop.

P = purl

P2togtbl = purl 2 stitches together through back loops

psso = pass slipped stitch over

rep = repeat

ssk = Slip next 2 stitches knitwise one at a time. Pass them back onto left-hand needle, then knit through back loops together.

st(s) = stitch(es)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Approx 6 ins [15 cm] tall.

MATERIALS

Default
Bernat Satin (100 g/3.5 oz;182 m/200 yds)
Main Color (MC) Maitai (04732) 1
Contrast A Crimson (04705) 1

GAUGE

20 sts and 26 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

Monster
With MC, cast on 4 sts.
Foundation rnd:Inc 1 st in each st. 8 sts.
Divide sts onto 3 needles (3, 3, 2). Join in rnd, placing marker on
first st.
1st and alt rnds:Knit.
2nd rnd:*K1. M1. Rep from * around. 16 sts.
4th rnd:*K2. M1. Rep from * around. 24 sts.
6th rnd:*K3. M1. Rep from * around. 32 sts.
8th rnd:*K4. M1. Rep from * around. 40 sts.
10th rnd:*K5. M1. Rep from * around. 48 sts.
12th rnd:*K6. M1. Rep from * around. 56 sts.
14th rnd:*K7. M1. Rep from * around. 64 sts.
16th rnd:*K8. M1. Rep from * around. 72 sts.
18th rnd:*K9. M1. Rep from * around. 80 sts.
20th rnd:*K10. M1. Rep from * around. 88 sts.
Knit 5 rnds even.
Divide for Arms:Next rnd: K14. Slip these 14 sts onto scrap
piece of yarn. K30. Slip next 14 sts onto scrap piece of yarn. Knit
to end of rnd. 60 sts.
Knit 12 rnds even.
Divide for Legs: First Leg: Next rnd:K15. Slip next 30 sts onto
scrap piece of yarn. K15. 30 sts.
Divide these 30 sts evenly on 3 needles (10 sts each needle).
**Knit 5 rnds even.
Next rnd:*K3. K2tog. Rep from * around. 24 sts.
Next rnd:*K2. K2tog. Rep from * around. 18 sts.
Next rnd:*K1. K2tog. Rep from * around. 12 sts.
Next rnd:*K2tog. Rep from * around. 6 sts.**
Break yarn, leaving a long end. Thread end thr ough rem sts and
fasten securely.
Stuff Body and Leg.
Slip 30 sts from scrap yarn onto 3 needles and divide evenly (10 sts on each needle).
Rep from ** to ** as for First Leg.
Stuff Second Leg.
Break yarn, leaving a long end. Thread end through rem sts and
fasten securely.
Arms: First Arm:***Slip 14 sts from scrap yarn onto 3 needles.
Pick up and knit 2 sts. Divide 16 sts evenly among needles (5, 5, 6).
Knit even in rnds until Arm measures 4 ins [10 cm], stuffing lightly as you work.
Next rnd:*K2. K2tog. Rep from * around. 12 sts.
Next rnd:*K1. K2tog. Rep from * around. 8 sts.
Next rnd:*K2tog. Rep from * around. 4 sts.
Break yarn, leaving a long end. Thread end through rem sts and
fasten securely.***
Rep from *** to *** for Second Arm.
Heart (make 2 pieces alike)
With pair of needles and A, cast on 2 sts.
1st row:(WS). Inc 1 st purlwise in each st. 4 sts.
2nd row:K1. M1. K2. M1. K1. 6 sts.
3rd and alt rows:Purl.
4th row:K1. M1. K4. M1. K1. 8 sts.
6th row:K1. M1. K6. M1. K1. 10 sts.
8th row:K1. M1. K8. M1. K1. 12 sts.
Cont as established, inc 1 st each end on every RS row to 18 sts.
Next row:Purl.
Next row:K9. Turn. Leave rem sts onto a safety pin.
****First ‘hump’: 1st row:P9.
2nd row:ssk. K5. K2tog.
3rd row:P7.
4th row:ssk. K3. K2tog.
5th row:P2togtbl. P1. P2tog.
6th row:Sl1. K2tog. psso. Fasten off.****
With RS facing, join yarn to rem 9 sts. K9.
Second ‘hump’:Work from **** to **** as given for First ‘hump’.
With WS facing, sew pieces tog along side edge, leaving a 1½ in
[4 cm] opening. Stuff Heart. Sew opening closed.
Finishing
Glue googley eyes to front of Monster and Heart as shown in
picture. With A, embroider mouth on Monster. Sew snap fastener to
ends of arms as shown in picture.